9780534630362

The Basics of Social Research (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534630362

  • ISBN 10:

    0534630367

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/20/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Preface. Prologue. Part One: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY. 1. Human Inquiry and Science. 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Research. 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research. Part Two: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY. 4. Research Design. 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement. 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies. 7. The Logic of Sampling. Part Three: MODES OF OBSERVATION. 8. Experiments. 9. Survey Research. 10. Qualitative Field Research. 11. Unobtrusive Research. 12. Evaluation Research. Part Four: ANALYSIS OF DATA. 13. Qualitative Data Analysis. 14. Quantitative Data Analysis. 15. Reading and Writing Social Research. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

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